Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

 Previous item  Up One Level Next item

parallel fold

A method of folding in which each fold is parallel to the preceding. Parallel folding is generally used for narrow book formats, for books printed two-up, and for maps. Printing should be done so that the folds can be made along the machine direction of the paper. Cf: RIGHT ANGLE FOLD . See also: FOLDING ;FOLDING MACHINES .

(320 )




[Search all CoOL documents]


URL: http://cool.conservation-us.org/don/dt/dt2484.html
Timestamp: Saturday, 19-Nov-2011 13:18:43 PST
Retrieved: Sunday, 19-Nov-2017 17:32:28 GMT